Lasswade is a great place to base yourself in Edinburgh as some of the city’s star attractions are close. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Butterfly and Insect World and the much-loved Hawthornden Castle. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Scottish Mining Museum and the Dalkeith Country Park.
People come from all over the world to experience Edinburgh Castle, one of the best-loved spots in the country. It is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
If you are into nature, plan a trip to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to breathe deeply and relax. Go for a walk in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Gore Glen Woodland Park in Gorebridge and the Pentland Hills Regional Park.
Grab your camera and discover the attractions Edinburgh has to offer. For a tour of the nearby historic sights, visit Craigmillar Castle.
Lasswade is a place of proud sporting traditions. Visit nearby Meadowbank Stadium, home to the Edinburgh City F.C. soccer team in winter and the Leith Athletic F.C.. Relive the match’s greatest moments with local sports fanatics after the game in a nearby pub.
To make sure you get the most out of Lasswade, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. Make reservations for the Dalhousie Castle Hotel & Spa, Bonnyrigg, the Aaron Lodge Guest House Hotel, or the Sun Inn, Dalkeith.